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  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report URI Mining Technology Residents of the village of Salamabad Dachina in the Kashmir region, which crosses the India-Pakistan border, have complained that local gypsum mining operations are posing a threat to their safety by polluting water sources and
  • 9 Oct 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The International Finance Corp (IFC) is to help textile manufacturers in Pakistan improve water use and energy consumption practices to drive productivity and efficiency. An agreement has been signed with US-based clothing
  • 9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The European public has until 4 March 2019 to
  • 8 Oct 2018- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wilmington, United States Water toxicity tests conducted by environmental groups since September's Hurricane Florence caused severe flooding in states on the US’s Atlantic seaboard show much higher levels of arsenic contamination than those reported
  • 8 Oct 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Newshub The Government has given itself until 2020 to create new rules to stop the "degradation of fresh water", promising a noticeable improvement in water quality in five years. Cleaning up New Zealand's streams, rivers and lakes
  • 7 Oct 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners last week announced support for the government of Zimbabwe in launch of an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign to protect 1.4 million people at high risk of cholera in the country’s
  • 7 Oct 2018- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Ramon Blecua, the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Iraq, canceled a number of meetings in the country last week after becoming ill after drinking contaminated water during a visit to the southern province of Basra, where up to 100,000
  • 5 Oct 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report WACO TX CNN News After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited. "There have been no reports of other illnesses, and Naegleria
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:31 by Local Press Report ALBANY NY News 12 Long Island Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set aside $200 million in state aid to fight water pollution and contamination. Much of those funds will soon be flowing into Long Island communities to clean contaminants in drinking water supplies. Gov.
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:31 by Local Press Report FORT MYERS FL Wink News The water quality crisis is at the forefront of issues this campaign season and the two candidates running for a Senate seat don’t see eye to eye in regards to cleaning our water. Gov. Scott says water quality issues are Sen. Nelson’s
  • 3 Oct 2018- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro announced October 3 that it is preparing for “full curtailment” of operation of the controversial Alunorte refinery in northeastern Brazil. The company’s shares fell 13 percent on the news. Norsk Hydro blamed
  • 3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said October 2 at the Asia Water 2018 forum in
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report BUBADA Daily News Acacia's Bulyanhulu Mining has started to implement a $2.0 Million USD joint water project that draws water from Lake Victoria to the villages surrounding the mine. Bulyanhulu Mining Communication Specialist Mary Lupamba said the
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Guyana Times Five months after water supply was sourced from alternative means for affected residents, an investigation into mercury contamination of the Kaituma River, North West District has confirmed the preliminary test that the mercury levels
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report PORT HARCOURT The Guardian Nigeria Following reports that Nigeria is the second largest number of people defecating in the open globally and has the largest number in Africa, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged the federal Government to take